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Top 6 Ideas to Make Valentine’s Day Special for Seniors During COVID

Valentine’s Day doesn’t just have to be focused on couples. Growing up, we all remember in our early school years exchanging little Valentines Day cards and candy with our peers. It was some fun and uplifting that broke up the monotony of the long winters following the big holidays. Valentines Day is a holiday that

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How to Feel at Home After A Move to Assisted Living

Making the decision to move to an assisted living community can feel overwhelming for your parent or loved one. Like any big change in life, moving into a new home, apartment or in this case assisted living is a big adjustment. It isn’t uncommon for the children to feel overwhelmed as well with tasks of

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What to Do When an Aging Parent Won’t Accept Help

If you wait for the day an elderly parent or loved one comes to you for help, you may be waiting forever. A tough reality that we all must face when making the decision to explore professional help. However, an additional layer of stress some children or caregivers face is when their parent rejects help

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Thanksgiving and Visiting Restrictions. What Can I Do?

We understand that COVID-19 and restricted visiting permissions has made it increasingly difficult to make your loved one in assisted living feel included this holiday season. While the safety of our residents and staff continue to be our number one priority, we wanted to help provide fun ways to show your family member love this

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Ways For Seniors To Stay Active This Fall

COVID has certainly turned the world on upside down for just about everyone. This health crisis has been preventing people from around the world and of all ages from working, socializing and even performing some everyday activities. For younger generations this has been very inconvenient. However, for our older generations – at higher risk for

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Moving During a Pandemic: Should I Consider It?

It seems like uncertainty is everywhere these days. With so much up in the air right now, considering a move into an assisted living facility can feel particularly scary. But it doesn’t have to be! Knowing if it truly is the right time to make that move, as well as the best ways to make

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Fun Activities to Keep Your Mind Sharp as You Age

At Arbor View of Pewaukee, we value our residents. We implement activities to continue stimulating the mind in a fun way, which has led us to compile this list of 6 activities. Read on to discover the different ways you can keep your mind sharp as you age. Painting Painting is a great way to

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Tips for Making the Move to Assisted Living Easier

Convincing a loved one to move to an assisted living community can be quite challenging. While you might start noticing that the care you are providing for your beloved senior is not enough, they might not see it that way. At such a time, you have to understand that letting go of all that your

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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

We all know how tough these cold Wisconsin winters can be, and they only get worse as we age. When we’re young, a snow-covered sidewalk and brisk gust of wind aren’t really anything to worry about. But as we get older, conditions like those are exactly what causes a fall and subsequent injury. Winter is

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